[Noisebridge-discuss] Turing - Please put your projects on your shelf

John Ellis neurofog at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 09:33:23 PST 2012


This wasn't a do-acracy, this was a slap in the face directed at Jim. If
you can word a better consensus item regarding the difference between
"being a dick" and "doacracy" go ahead.

-John

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Gopiballava Flaherty <gopiballava at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I think we should add a consensus item to clarify the meaning of
> do-acracy.
>
> I thought it meant that a willingness to actually implement meant your
> idea was more likely to be accepted. A reminder that we don't have staff or
> taxation. It seems like some people think it means that they can implement
> anything if they're willing to do it.
>
> Thanks,
>
> gopi at iPhone
>
>
> On Feb 27, 2012, at 10:25, John Ellis <neurofog at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Tao,
>
> Yea +1, This whole  thread is WTF worthy. Jim is trying to teach a regular
> study group, so I think he should be able to keep class related stuff in
> the classroom.
>
> Should we add a consensus item "Keep LSG stuff in the classroom"?
>
> -John
>
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Tao Neuendorffer Flaherty <
> neuendorffer at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> This conversation bothers me.
>>     Tom: If the items are not removed after next week's meeting, I plan
>> to do-ocratically remove them.
>>     jim: I have an amp and a couple of small speakers there for use in
>> the classroom (to go along with the use of the projector).
>>
>> Nobody comments on the fact that jim is trying to improve the classroom
>> for use with many classes; they just move his stuff to the e-waste pile.
>>
>> Yes, trashing stuff is do-ocratic, but shouldn't there be a way to add to
>> Noisebridge as well?
>>
>> Peace,
>> Tao
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
>>
>> On Feb 16, 2012, at 17:53, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> >
>> >    The portable rack is there for the use of the Linux
>> > study group people. The machines used to be in the rack
>> > for the space; I moved them out so's to save electricity.
>> >    I have an amp and a couple of small speakers there
>> > for use in the classroom (to go along with the use of
>> > the projector).
>> >    There have been discussions of how to improve the
>> > Turing room, and as the corners don't work too well for
>> > table work areas, one thought has been to build some kind
>> > of shelf to store stuff for the use in the classroom,
>> > including demo computers, projector stuff, and
>> > accompanying audio stuff, along with white board supplies
>> > and whatever else people feel would support classroom use.
>> >
>> >    In addition to that and whatever else is in the room,
>> > I have a bin of electrical parts and tools from my stash
>> > that I use to improve Noisebridge's electrical systems. It
>> > has a tarp over it.
>> >    Note that when we moved into the space we have had a
>> > build-out policy that people doing work to improve the
>> > space can leave their tools there if they label them. My
>> > tarp has served so far as a label. The electrical work
>> > (and some other things) is not done.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, 2012-02-16 at 17:33 -0800, Tom wrote:
>> >> In Turing right now, there are a number of things that look like
>> >> towers, amps, and other blackbox electronic doohickies. If they are
>> >> your, please put them on your shelf: that's what it's there for.
>> >> Turing is not a storage space. If the items are not removed after next
>> >> week's meeting, I plan to do-ocratically remove them.
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